Jean Metzinger Catalogue Raisonné
Number: AM-14-003 Jean Metzinger
Date: 1914 (circa)
Title: Tête de femme (Femme au visage bleu)
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 73 x 54 cm
Inscriptions: Signed (lower center-left)
Provenance: John Quinn, New York.
Associated American Artists, New York, by 1927 (no. 500A).
Dr. P. A. Levene, New York, by whom acquired from the above.
Sophie L. Turbow, New York, by 1932.
Marie T. Lampard, New York, by 1965, by whom loaned to the Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1966
Anonymous sale, Christie’s, London, 30 November 1993, lot 138 (dated 1916).
Christie’s, London, 18 June 2007, lot 25
Exhibitions: New York, Montross Gallery, Exhibition of Pictures by Jean Crotti, Marcel Duchamp, Albert Gleizes, Jean Metzinger, 4 April – 22 1916, no. 55.
New York, Hotel Waldorf Astoria, Fourth Annual Exhibition of the Society of Independent Artists, March – April 1920, no. 526.
Northampton, Massachusetts, Smith College Museum of Art (on intermittent loan, 1974 – 1988).
Wellesley, Wellesley College Art Museum, Jewett Art Center, Cubist Works, November – December 1967.
Washington D.C., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institute, The Noble Buyer: John Quinn, the patron of the avant-garde, June – September 1978, no. 53a.
Jean Metzinger in Retrospect, The University of Iowa Museum of Art, 31 August – 13 October 1985; The Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, University of Texas, Austin, 10 November – 22 December 1985; The David and Alfred Smart Gallery, University of Chicago, 23 January – 9 March 1986; Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, 29 March – 25 May 1986, catalogue no. 61, p. 62, reproduced (date 1916-17)
Literature: Harper’s Weekly, 29 April 1916, p. 470, reproduced